365Telugu.com Online News, Delhi, November 20, 2022: Megastar Chiranjeevi has received a rare honour. Indian Film Personality of the Year Award 2022 went to Megastar Konidela Chiranjeevi. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur announced this at the grand opening of the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa on Sunday.
In a distinguished film career spanning over four decades, Chiranjeevi acted in more than 150 films in Telugu. Apart from Telugu, he acted in some films in Hindi, Tamil and Kannada languages. Megastar Chiranjeevi is considered one of the most successful and influential actors of cinema.
Having entered the Telugu film industry with the movie “Punadirallu”, he became very close to the audience with his performance in the movie ‘Intlo Ramayya Veedilo Krishnayya’. They impressed the crowd with enthusiastic dances and fights. With this, Chiranjeevi was able to own the title of Megastar.
In 2006, he was honored with the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, for his services to Indian cinema. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister Dr. L. Along with Murugan, the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award 2022 was announced. The award was announced to Megastar in recognition of Chiranjeevi’s contribution to cinema, popular culture and society.
Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said that Chiranjeevi had an amazing career as an actor, dancer and producer with more than 150 films spanning almost four decades. “He is immensely popular in Telugu cinema, touching people’s hearts with his amazing performance!” The minister revealed.
In the past Indian Film Personality of the Year Award Waheeda Rahman, Rajinikanth, Ilayaraja, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Amitabh Bachchan, Salim Khan, Biswajit Chatterjee, Hema Malini, Prasoon Joshi have received this award. Later Chiranjeevi will receive this award.